What does this mean?

People using screen readers are not able to see the layout of a form. To make forms accessible, they must define explicit text labels for each form control.

Usually the best solution is to use a <label> element. The label may be linked to by the form control:

<label for="name">Full name</label>
<input type="name" id="name">

or the <label> can be wrapped around the form control:

<label>
    Full name <input type="name">
</label>

Buttons are different, as their labels are specified by the code for the button, e.g.

<input type="submit" value="Send message">
<button>Send message</button>

Alternatively ARIA attributes, such as aria-label may be used, but this information will not be conveyed to visual users. For more information, see W3C's guide to labeling controls.

Hidden input fields (<input type="hidden">) do not require labels. Note that the placeholder attribute should not be used as an alternative to a label.



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HTML Found on page Issues
<select name="ddlDays" id="ddlDays" runat="server">...</select> 2
<select name="ddlMonths" id="ddlMonths" runat="server">...</select> 2
<select id="selector" onclick="select()" onload="select">...</select> 1
<select name="timeMode" id="journey-plan-timeMode" class=" " data-input="timeMode">...</select> 1
<select name="time-mins" id="journey-plan-time-mins" class="inline " data-input="time">...</select> 1
<textarea id="label1" style="white-space:pre-wrap; height:45px;width:1200px" readonly></textarea> 1
<input type="radio" name="accessibility_colour_preferences" id="accessibility_colour_preferences_high_contrast" value="colour-preferences-high-contrast"> 1
<select name="time-hours" id="journey-plan-time-hours" class="inline " data-input="time">...</select> 1
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